Murrieta, CA (PressExposure) February 07, 2011 -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC, the world's leader in satellite broadband services, has won $58.7 million as the only national satellite internet provider under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009. As one of the investments from the government's end in broadband projects to combat the economic recession nationwide, The Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS) administered this award to amplify the job opportunities for the economic prosperity and overall well being of the country.
In response to this award, Pradman Kaul, the CEO of HughesNet, thanked the American government and assured them of long term and extended internet services by the company to the remote areas nationwide. He also congratulated USDA's Rural Utilities Service and their head, Jonathan Adelstein, for realizing the need of high-speed internet services to bridge the technological rift in America. The company is proud to be selected as the leading provider of high-speed Internet access in the unserved regions and small business groups of the country.
As per the recent reports from FCC, more than 12 million families and small business in America can't access the land-based affordable Internet services. Realizing this need quite earlier, HughesNet initiated as an affordable satellite internet provider and became a leader in this industry with more than 540,000 subscribers across US. Pradman Kaul was elated with the achievement of the company and announced that not a single American, irrespective of his residing place, will be left without internet access.
In addition to Internet services, Hughes is a leading provider of varied solutions and applications like broadband-on- trains, planes, and boats, telemedicine and distance learning.
Being the world's leading provider of satellite Internet services, Hughes Network Systems, LLC, has a huge clientele including several large enterprises, business groups, governments, small business industry and private consumers. Working with the best of technologies, HughesNet provides all Internet solutions and services to its consumers. The satellite products being used for internet services are of TIA, ETSI and ITU approved universal standards, including RSM-A, IPoS/DVB-S2, and GMR-1. Using the award winning satellites for its internet services, HughesNet has sent over 2.2 million systems to its consumers in all across the globe.
A completely owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: HUGH), Hughes Network Systems, LLC, has its headquarters in Germantown, Maryland, USA. However, the offices are located worldwide to look after the sales and services and provide the best customer support facility to consumers.